Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be able to actually drink wine for a living? Okay – as a profession — that is as a – sommelier. Joining me for this edition of Life Advice with Jennifer Lewis-Hall is sommelier Albert Lake who has a broad breadth of knowledge about vino. Lake, a native of the beautiful island of Anguilla, meets people all over the world and helps them choose the perfect wine.
A sommelier (/ˈsɒməljeɪ/ or /sʌməlˈjeɪ/; French pronunciation: [sɔməlje]), or wine steward, is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, normally working in fine restaurants, who specializes in all aspects of wine service as well as wine and food pairing. The role is much more specialized and informed than that of a wine waiter: in fine dining today, it has been opined that, the role is strategically on a par with that of the executive chef or chef de cuisine